SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.41 issue2Ensaios terapêuticos com penicilina: II - Sífilis: (Nota prévia)O malófago do urso dos Andes author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

Print version ISSN 0074-0276On-line version ISSN 1678-8060

Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.41 no.2 Rio de Janeiro Oct. 1944 

Ensaios terapêuticos com penicilina: III - Bouba (Framboesia, pian, yaws): (continuação): penicilina de procedência americana, empregada em doses baixas também cura aparentemente esta enfermidade

A. M. da Cunha

F. Néry Guimarães

A. E. Arêa Leão

Humberto T. Cardoso


Five patients of yaws were treated with american Penicillin (Squibb, Winthrop and Lilly), in small dosis. The treatment has been performed, using 200 Oxford units each 4 hours. The total amount of units "per" subject, has varied from 24.000 to 54.000. A complete disappearence of the external lesions was obtained between the 12th and the 25th day of treatment.


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License